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Feb 7, 2013 3:00pm PST
of depression-- loss of energy, difficulty functioning on the job, feeling like you can't cope at home, feeling like you just want to withdraw and do nothing. i would go inside myself and feel inside myself, and not talk, not want to watch tv, not want to do anything, and then eventually, i'd go to a sleeping mode; i'd want to sleep a lot. you can't just say to yourself, "snap out of it and get back on your feet." some people with depression can force themselves to get out of bed, but they can't force themselves to enjoy life. they can't force themselves to concentrate. there are actual changes in neurochemistry in the brain, there are changes in hormones in the body. there are actual physical, biological factors that prevent the depressed patient from being themselves. that can be hard to convince people of. there is a tremendous stigma against mental illness in general, and depression in partular, in this society. ...and i kind of go into a shell when i'm having an episode, because i don't want to hear that it's nothing, and that i can just, you know, pull up on my boot straps a
Feb 1, 2013 3:00pm PST
the industrial revolution in the 18th century when you start harnessing all other kinds of energy. during that long block of time from a couple of million years ago until the industrial revolution, there was a point about 10,000 years ago when human beings began to farm, began to practice agriculture, and that harnessed a lot more energy than was possible by just hunting and gathering wild resources. keach: in the old world, we know that agriculture sparked the development of the world's first cities in places like sumer in ancient mesopotamia. but how did farming begin in the new world ? when scotty macneish first came to the tehuacan valley in 1962, he was seeking the answer to one simple question -- did agriculture evolve here or was it introduced from the old world ? then we'll measure out from the corners. keach: in a stratum of the purron cave that had been laid down thousands of years later than those in which he found the hunters and gatherers, macneish made a discovery that exceeded all expectations. macneish: this is a corn cob, and it's a real little one. keach: it may
Feb 7, 2013 6:00pm EST
. >> she is an expert on energy and climate issues that will shape our future. she's committed to building our nation to nation relationships. she knows the link between conservation and good jobs, and knows there is no contradiction between being good stewards of the land and our economic progress. in fact, they need to go hand in hand. >> the bureau of land management has announced it's delaying an auction for drilling leases in colorado following a public outcry. leases for more than 20,000 acres in the north fork valley were set to go on the block this month, the residents organized a campaign raising environmental concerns, including the impact of hydraulic fracturing or fracking, on the quality of water and air. the boy scouts of america has delayed a decision on whether to end its longstanding ban on gay members and leaders. the ban was put up for review at a board meeting this week, the scout leaders now say the organization will decide at a national convention in may. you can go to for our interview with a leading campaigner against the ban, founder of th
Feb 5, 2013 6:00pm EST
renewable energy should come to this state, leading the world, we should be fossil-free by 2030. we can do that with our help. we will help you get there. we will help the president. but we will cream you if you opened at new york state to fracking. >> direct actions are continuing against the keystone xl pipeline that would direct tar sands oil from canada to the gulf coast. on monday, an oklahoma woman temporarily halted construction on the pipeline by chaining her neck to an excavator. she was arrested following her act of protest. president obama has delayed a decision on the keystone pipeline until the spring. he initially postponed until after the presidential election. those are some of the headlines. this is "democracy now!,", the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman with nermeen shaikh. >> welcome to all our listeners and viewers from around the country and around the world. the obama administration's into a legal justification for assassinating u.s. citizens without charge had been revealed for the first line. according to a secret justice department document
Feb 6, 2013 3:00pm PST
without eating, which undermines not only my health but my energy. this i intend to restore and i am off to panama to live like a savage. narrator: still looking for paradise, gauguin arrived in panama in 1887 with charles laval, a younger artist. work had begun on the canal which would open the floodgates to another wave of colonial adventure. gauguin found work with a construction firm. after two weeks and bouts of malaria and dysentery, the painters made off for martinique and found a new storehouse of ideas. reader (gauguin): we have found a native hut oa plantation. below us, the sea and a sandy beach for bathing and on either side coconut palms and other fruit trees for a landscape painter to feast on... what appeals to me most is the people, and every day brings a ceaseless coming and going of island women in colorful fad finery with their infinite variety of graceful movements. narrator: gauguin returned to paris late in 1887 and sold some of his martinique paintings. the perceptive critic octave mirbeau was spellbound. ra sacred, eden-like abundance in these forest interiorstery
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